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Rocky wants no hard-nosed sentencer

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Moves to avoid judge who threw book at Leon

By Damon Lawrence

Rocky Houston doesn’t want to be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Danny C. Reeves.

In a motion filed on June 15, Houston attorney Michael McGovern contends Reeves should recuse himself because of what he was exposed to during the trials and sentencing of Leon Houston, who is Rocky Houston’s older brother.

Leon was tried in federal court for possession of firearms while under the influence of an illegal substance and using a telephone communication to threaten to kill Cleveland, Tenn., attorney James Logan.


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